Position Title:Code Compliance Officer

Company:City Of El Cajon

Location:El Cajon, CA, US

Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs journey level inspections and/or field investigations to ensure compliance with approved plans, adopted codes, State and Federal regulations and/or local ordinances; performs related work as required.


  • Performs field and office work in the enforcement of the Uniform Housing Code and/or El Cajon Municipal Code;
  • Investigates and resolves complaints of violations of the Uniform Housing Code and/or the El Cajon Municipal Code;
  • Provides information to and educates property owners, tenants, proprietors and the general public through contact in the field, over the counter and telephone;
  • Prepares and maintains reports and detailed records;
  • Maintains computerized database;
  • Keeps records of investigations made and actions taken;
  • Investigates violations of disabled access regulations;
  • Administers and implements the City’s apartment inspection program.


  • Considerable knowledge of the procedures involved in enforcement of codes, regulations and ordinances;
  • Ability to use powers of persuasion to gain voluntary compliance;
  • Ability to read and interpret rules and regulations;
  • Ability to originate correspondence which is clear, concise and effectual;
  • Ability to maintain computerized records and prepare reports;
  • Ability to develop and maintain satisfactory working relationships with residents, business owners, tenants and property owners;
  • Ability to apply the procedures and techniques involved in the investigation, documentation and enforcement of codes and regulations;
  • Ability to learn, understand, interpret and make decisions pertaining to codes, regulations, ordinances, laws and policies;